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Why We Have a Right to Consumer Genetics - MIT Technology Review

Why We Have a Right to Consumer Genetics - MIT Technology Review | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
MIT Technology Review Why We Have a Right to Consumer Genetics MIT Technology Review As in most of human genetics, what's tricky about consumer-friendly tests is interpreting the significance of DNA variation.
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GEN | News Highlights:Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Shown to Be the Real Deal

GEN | News Highlights:Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Shown to Be the Real Deal | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Immune signature identified that shows chronic fatigue syndrome to be a biological illness instead of a psychological disorder.
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New device enables 3-D tissue engineering with multicellular building blocks

New device enables 3-D tissue engineering with multicellular building blocks | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
In creating engineered tissues intended to repair or regenerate damaged or diseased human tissues, the goal is to build three-dimensional tissue constructs densely packed with living cells.
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Tanzanian albino boy found mutilated

Tanzanian albino boy found mutilated | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The body of an albino boy who went missing on Sunday is found in Tanzania with his limbs hacked off in what appears to be a witchcraft killing.
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PET Degradation by Enzymes :: News :: ChemistryViews

PET Degradation by Enzymes :: News :: ChemistryViews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Genetic engineering of PET hydrolases for improved performance in PET degradation at high temperatures .
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Use of genetically engineered enzymes to improve disposal of plastics

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Glossary of biotechnology and genetic engineering

RT @Alexandria_xl8: [Glossary] FAO Biotechnology and genetic engineering glossary - http://t.co/peTijdiGXN #medxl8
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GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | Genetic Literacy Project

GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | XiaoZhi Lim | April 22, 2014 | Genetic Literacy Project
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clear infographic. The links that given are worth reading
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Golden Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Golden Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Golden #Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology @ACSHorg http://t.co/JBBu0QHiLq
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Does Orange Juice Have To Genetically Modify Or Die?

Does Orange Juice Have To Genetically Modify Or Die? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Citrus greening, a bacterial disease that's ravaging orchards, has brought the OJ industry to a crossroads.
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Check Out 'GMO OMG,' a Film on Genetic Engineering

Check Out 'GMO OMG,' a Film on Genetic Engineering | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Jeremy Seifert’s new documentary film “GMO OMG” provides a solid introduction to those new to the issues surrounding genetically modified food.
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Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn - New York Times

Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn - New York Times | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Tanning salons dot strip malls across the country, promising prettiness and, in some cases, better health, despite a growing body of evidence that links indoor tanning to skin cancer.
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Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban - Genetic Literacy Project

Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban - Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban | January 15, 2015 | EurActiv
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Genetically Modified Cattle With Human DNA Might Hold Ebola Cure

Genetically Modified Cattle With Human DNA Might Hold Ebola Cure | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
On a farm outside Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a herd of cloned, genetically engineered cattle are busy incubating antibodies against the Ebola virus.Researche...
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GEN | News Highlights:Graphene Demonstrates Anticancer Activity

GEN | News Highlights:Graphene Demonstrates Anticancer Activity | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Manchester say they have used graphene to target and neutralize cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.
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Scientists unveil map of 'epigenome,' a second genetic code

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists for the first time have mapped out the molecular switches that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells, an accomplishment...
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23andMe: Quest for Parkinson's cure opens door to genetic data mining - Contra Costa Times

23andMe: Quest for Parkinson's cure opens door to genetic data mining - Contra Costa Times | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
It's a new Silicon Valley frontier: Just as marketing companies are mining your Internet browsing habits to design the killer ad, new technologies are allowing pharmaceutical companies like Genentech to mine our DNA to create the next generation of...
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A Positive effect of sharing DNA data.

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Big Data Project Provides First Genetic Profile of City Transit System - iHealthBeat

Big Data Project Provides First Genetic Profile of City Transit System - iHealthBeat | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
An 18-month project, called PathoMap, reveals the first genetic profile of a city's transit system by using big data to sequence and identify DNA fragments.
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Future of BioPharma: Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein

Future of BioPharma: Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
* Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein | @futurebiopharma http://t.co/HqEbVG5K50
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Public Release: 20-Jan-2015 Organic and conventional milk -- comparing ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Public Release: 20-Jan-2015 Organic and conventional milk -- comparing ... - EurekAlert (press release) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk.
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Blonde Hair Gene Identified : DNews

Blonde Hair Gene Identified : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
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How Genes and Environment Conspire to Trigger Diabetes - Yahoo News UK

How Genes and Environment Conspire to Trigger Diabetes - Yahoo News UK | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Diabetes appears to be a disease written deeply in human genes, a feature millions of years old, which can emerge yet also retreat through the influence of environmental forces such as diet, a new study suggests.
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The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity

The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity
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very emotive but uses no evidence to back up claims. Interesting.
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GEN | News Highlights:Light-Activated Sperm Restore Fertility

GEN | News Highlights:Light-Activated Sperm Restore Fertility | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
By using optogenetics to control cyclic AMP signaling in transgenic mice, scientists enhance sperm motility and restore fertility.
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Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study - Genetic Literacy Project

Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study - Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study | David Warmflash | January 12, 2015 | Genetic Literacy Project
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January - Tiny compost worms will inform new research on human diseases - University of Huddersfield

January - Tiny compost worms will inform new research on human diseases - University of Huddersfield | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Dr Kinnunen @HuddersfieldUni receives funding for new researcher @NC3RS to understand genetics of human disease http://t.co/CkPNCOnPb4
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